Archive for April 17th, 2014

InlandPolitics: CD-31: Money flows into congressional race

Campaigns

Thursday, April 17, 2014 – 12:30 p.m.

Money continues to flow into the contest to replace Gary Miller in the 31st Congressional District.

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InlandPolitics: Spin borders on the ridiculous

 Spin Zone

Thursday, April 17, 2014 – 09:00 a.m.

The ongoing management implosion at the San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department has taken on its own reality in the spin zone.

The disconnect and excuses are bordering on the ridiculous and absurd.

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Upland seal

By Liset Marquez, Inland Valley Daily Bulletin
Posted: 04/16/14, 9:26 PM PDT |

UPLAND >> A second special meeting to discuss City Manager Stephen Dunn’s future will not happen until the next council meeting, the mayor said on Wednesday.

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stater Bros

April 16, 2014 5:10 PM
Staff Reports

BIG BEAR • Stater Bros. Charities will present a check for more than a half-million dollars to the American Heart Association and American Stroke Association to fight against heart disease and stroke.

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Rachel Luna+Paul Penzella+Jim Steinberg+Jessica Keating

From left, Rachel Luna, Paul Penzella, Jim Steinberg and Jessica Keating.

Posted: 04/16/14, 4:48 PM PDT |

Four Los Angeles News Group staff members were honored with two prestigious Sigma Delta Chi awards Wednesday for excellence in journalism.

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Field Poll

By David Siders
dsiders@sacbee.com
Published: Thursday, Apr. 17, 2014 – 12:00 am
Last Modified: Thursday, Apr. 17, 2014 – 7:44 am

Proposition 13 may be the third rail of California politics, but state voters appear to have some appetite for making changes to the tax-limiting measure, according to a new Field Poll.

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california_state_capitol

By David Siders and Jim Miller
dsiders@sacbee.com
Published: Wednesday, Apr. 16, 2014 – 11:00 pm
Last Modified: Thursday, Apr. 17, 2014 – 7:49 am

Gov. Jerry Brown called Wednesday for a special session of the Legislature to take up his proposal to create a rainy-day fund, and for the first time since 2011 he will have to negotiate a major budget deal with Republicans.

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Capitol Alert
The latest on California politics and government
April 16, 2014

Gov. Jerry Brown on Wednesday called a special session of the Legislature for next week to address his effort to put a rainy-day fund constitutional amendment on the November ballot.

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SacBee: Tim Donnelly fires legislative chief of staff

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Capitol Alert
The latest on California politics and government
April 16, 2014

One month after splitting with his campaign manager in his run for governor, Republican Tim Donnelly has fired Alex Vassar, his legislative chief of staff, sources said.

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calpers

By Ed Mendel
Thursday, April 17, 2014

The CalPERS board approved a major rate hike yesterday, $459 million, to replenish state worker pension funds that remain low, even though the stock market has rebounded from a post-crash low five years ago.

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US+Russia Flags

By Katie Zezima
April 17 at 9:05 am

[This post has been updated with additional excerpts from the interview.]

Russia doesn’t want a military confrontation with the United States, President Obama said Wednesday.

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